Cape Horn

Description (Brief):

This engraved wood block was used to print an image in the publication "Narrative of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842," 1844, Volume 1 (page 145 of the Lea & Blanchard stereotyped copy). The image was drawn by J. B. Dale, U.S.N. It was engraved by R. H. Pease, and originally printed by C. Sherman of Philadelphia in 1844.

Date Made: ca 1844

Associated Name: Wilkes, CharlesGraphic Artist: Pease, Richard H.Stereotyper: Fagan, J.Publisher: Lea & BlanchardPrinter: Sherman, C.Author: Wilkes, CharlesOriginal Artist: Dale, J. B.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Related Event: U.S. Exploring Expedition

Subject:

See more items in: Work and Industry: Graphic Arts, Wilkes Blocks

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1999.0145.062Catalog Number: 1999.0145.062Accession Number: 1999.0145

Object Name: Blockblock, printingObject Type: reliefblock printingWood Engraving

Physical Description: wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 in x 4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-c092-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_552380

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